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Health and beauty from the rainforest : Malaysian traditions of ramuan

Author: Gerard Bodeker; Hood Salleh; S C Shekar
Publisher: Singapore : Editions Didier Millet, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Home to the world's oldest and most biologically diverse tropical forests, Malaysia is also a mosaic of cultures that draws on ancient traditions and bounty from the rainforest as sources of healthcare and beauty. Ramuan, the Malay word for a mix of ingredients, accurately describes the cornucopia of rainforest plants and roots known as sources of healing. Equally, it represents the mix of cultures themselves-from  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Bodeker; Hood Salleh; S C Shekar
ISBN: 9789814217910 9814217913
OCLC Number: 246899282
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Gerard Bodeker ; editors, Hood Salleh [and others] ; photographer, S.C. Shekar.

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Malaysia's rainforests are among the oldest in the world and for hundreds of years the Malay people have been using these natural resources to keep themselves feeling happy, healthy, and full of  Read more...

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